Mo Farah defends Big Half in London


2Y9A9254.jpegMo Farah, by David Wearn

LONDON (GBR, Mar 10): Mo Farah defended his title in the Big Half in London, winning in a sprint finish in 61:15 to defeat training partner Bashir Abdi from Belgium (61:16) with former London Marathon winner Daniel Wanjiru third in 61:17. Dewi Griffiths was a distant fourth in 63:17 with former world marathon record-holder Wilson Kipsang from sixth in 64:07. Charlotte Purdue came through in the latter stages to pass Steph Twell to defend her title in the women's race, 70:38 to 71:33.

2Y9A8914.jpegThe Big Vitality Half, photo by David Wearn

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